Irish Water is expected to announce that less than half have paid water charges;Cork camogie captain urges others not to hide their feelings; Paul O’Connell has explained that there was no option but to call time on his Ireland career; Alexis Tsipras is facing a revolt in his left-wing party. Here’s this morning’s irishexaminer.com round-up.
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Just 46% of Irish Water clients have paid bill
Irish Water is expected to announce today that less than half of its customers have paid water charges.
Cork camogie captain discusses depression and urges others not to hide their feelings
She is the hard-tackling, heavily tattooed poster girl of camogie, but Ashling Thompson wears her heart on her sleeve.
Lawyer denies property deal cash earmarked for polititian
A lawyer who transferred money for a massive property deal into his own account has denied it was intended for any politician.
Paul O’Connell reveals logic behind calling time on Ireland career
Paul O’Connell has explained that there was no option but to call time on his Ireland career in order to afford himself the best possible opportunity of making his post-World Cup switch from Munster to Toulon a success.
Sterling 'excited' by City opportunities
Raheem Sterling believes the most exciting aspect of his record-breaking transfer to Manchester City is being able to play alongside so many world-class players.
Greek anger at austerity as vote nears
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a revolt in his left-wing party and strike calls from workers as he battles to win a parliament vote on a bailout deal to prevent the country’s economy from collapse.
Clifford fails to block Burrell’s privacy claim
Disgraced PR guru Max Clifford has failed to block a privacy claim brought against him by former royal butler Paul Burrell.
GERARD HOWLIN: We don’t need another round of ‘disastrous’ Social Partnership
At the height of its pomp, Social Partnership insidiously undermined the constitutional role of the cabinet, writes Gerard Howlin
Meet the Irish woman who ruled New York fashion
Carmel Snow was Conde Nast’s protégée but abandoned him and Vogue to become editor of Harper’s Bazaar where she discovered legendary Vogue editor, Diana Vreeland and photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson. Paula Burns can’t believe she’s not a household name.
There were loads of Cork people at Conor McGregor’s ’private’ Las Vegas party last weekend
Many of our readers have heard of Brian Lenihan’s luck in blagging his way into Conor McGregor’s party last weekend in Las Vegas. We’ve since learned it’s not as hard to get in as Lenihan made it out to be.
Message in a bottle travels from ‘frinking’ trip in Florida to West Cork beach
A message in a bottle, sent from Florida in the US, arrived on a sandy west Cork beach last week, almost exactly one year after it left the Sunshine State’s shores.
Online dating supergiant buys PlentyofFish - to add to OkCupid and Tinder
The New York-based company that owns dating websites Match.com, OkCupid and Tinder has bought Canadian dating website PlentyOfFish for US $575 million.
Loss-making refinery faces uncertain future
The Whitegate oil refinery, which its parent company has confirmed may yet be sold, is significantly loss-making, according to its most recent annual accounts.
Handwritten lyrics to 'Let Me Entertain You' for sale for children's charity
Robbie Williams will be the headline act at UK auctioneers Bonhams today, where more than 100 items of his memorabilia are going up for sale.
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LISTEN: Corkman who crashed McGregor party: 'If I rushed it or pulled a camera I was gone’
Brian Lenihan had the experience of his life at the weekend in Las Vegas, when he successfully blagged his way into the McGregor inner sanctum to meet the freshly crowned interim champion.
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